IBM Watson Cloud - IT / Web Security Incident Response Engineer in AUSTIN, Texas

The IBM Innovation cloud lab team is looking for a focused Cloud security and Information Security Incident Response Engineer who can take on a leadership role in responding to security issues across the one of the largest cloud provider in the world. The right candidate must thrive in high-pressure situations, think like both an attacker and defender, and drive engineering teams to take the right actions in the right time frames to mitigate risks.We are looking for an individual who can balance technical risks against business risks and consistently drive for the right results. They must have the passion for engineering solutions to complex Cloud security challenges, and recognize and fill gaps in capabilities. The ability to quickly design and build internal-facing tools that enable scaled programmatic automation is core to our organization.The successful candidate will have a good mix of deep technical knowledge and a demonstrated background in information security. We value broad and deep technical knowledge, specifically in the fields of cryptography, network security, software security, malware analysis, forensics, security operations, incident response, and emergent security intelligence.Genesis

  • At-least 5 years or more of demonstrated experience with a focus in areas such as systems, network, and/or application security.

  • Previous experience on a Security Operations team, especially experience coordinating responses to security incidents.

  • Scripting / Coding experience with Go.

The ideal candidate should be able to accomplish most of the following-

  • Confidently and intelligently respond to level 3-4 security incidents, and programmatically prevent the same type of incidents from occurring in the future.

  • Design and coordinate cohesive responses to security events that involve multiple teams across the organization.

  • Build security utilities and tools for internal use that enable you and your fellow Security Engineers to operate at high speed and wide scale.

  • Coordinate responses as necessary across affected teams to do the right thing for our customers and our organization.

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